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Oudekirk Surname Origin
(Origin Dutch) Locality. From a town of the same name in Holland, and signifies the old church, from oude, old, and kerk, a church.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Oudekirk Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Oudekirk Family History Thought:
'If your descent is from heroic sires, show in your life a remnant of their fires.' --Nicholas Boileau